Homogenous (String) Voicings

Homogenous (String) Voicings When you want to create a homogenous sound for example in the string section, take care that adjacent voices don’t exceed an octave. This is just a rule of thumb and sometimes, voice leading etc. justifies for larger gaps but in general,...

Close Mic Sound Characteristics

Close Mic Sound Characteristics The sound of orchestral instruments is heavily influenced by the room it plays in. With some instruments, the interaction with the room is essential. For instance the French Horns which always project to the back of the room and bounce...

Alternative String Seating

Alternative String Seating The standard orchestral seating for string instruments from the conductor’s point of view would be from left to right: Violins 1, Violins 2, Violas, Celli and Basses behind the Celli on the far right. This seating has established as...

Mix Automations in Orchestral Music

Mix Automations in Orchestral Music Mix Automations are pretty common in music productions. It basically means that you program parameters of the mix (like fader levels, pan, reverbs etc.) to change automatically during the course of the track, e.g. raising the levels...
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